Date: Thu, 6 Nov 1997 01:31:14 -0600 From: "Donald M. Lance" Subject: Re: "so do me something" - Reply to Beth Simon's Inquiry >Since we are talking about unusual sayings, I'd like someone to tell me >the origin of "What can I do ya for?" It has been around a long time, at least in Texas. Just a playful switching of words to get under someone's skin if it's thin.